Acrostic Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists

Acrostic Poems About Poetry, Relationships, And Special Occasions

32 Acrostic Poems About Poetry, Relationships, And Special Occasions

These poems have been selected as semi-finalists for the April 2019 Acrostic Poetry Contest.

  • Acrostic Poetry Contest, First Prize $50 Amazon.com Gift Card!
  • Submission Deadline is April 25th. Submit Your Poem Now!
  • Semi-Finalists Published through April 28th.
  • Winner Announced: April 30th.

  1. Grandmother

    • By Shrabasti Batabyal
    • Published: April 22, 2019
    Grandmother Acrostic Poem

    in Grandmother Poems

    G for the Glamour of her wrinkled, old face.
    R for the way my mind she used to Refresh.
    A for her Anger, which knew no bounds.
    N is how she Nurtured us without a sound.

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    • Votes 62
    • Rating 4.68
  2. The Poetry Masters

    Acrostic Poem About Poets

    in Acrostic Poems

    This is to all the great Master Poets of art,
    Having the skills, the words, and the smarts.
    Emotions you've captured, the thoughts you provoked.

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    • Rating 4.58
  3. Healing Within

    Healing Acrostic Poem After Loved One's Death

    in In Memory Poems

    Happiness is my veil,
    Emptiness in my heart.
    Always carrying you within me,
    Like you never left my side.

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    • Rating 4.47
  4. Graduation

    • By Margaret A. Dworek
    • Published: April 8, 2019
    Graduation Acrostic Poem

    in Graduation Poems

    G is for the Grades that got you here.
    R is for the Recommendations from teaches back there.
    A is for the Attitude you had in class.
    D is for the Determination; your goal was to pass.

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    • Rating 4.37
  5. Motherhood

    Motherhood Acrostic Poem

    in Mother Poems

    M is for Mummy or Mama or Mum.
    O is for Organized. No? It will come!
    T is for Tantrums and Terrible Twos;
    H is for Hurry! A dash for the loos!

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  7. Silent Healing

    Healing Acrostic Poem

    in Hope Poems

    How hard it is to heal a broken heart.
    Everything seems so dark,
    And it seems like the stars even lost their spark.
    Loneliness just pulled me apart.

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    • Rating 4.33
  8. Father

    Father Acrostic Poem About Passing Away

    in Loss of Father Poems

    Forever in my heart,
    Always on my mind.
    Together again we will be, all in God's time.
    Heaven gained another angel the day you left.

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    • Rating 4.27
  9. My Mother

    • By Arun Bahadur Gurung
    • Published: April 11, 2019
    Mother Acrostic Poem

    in Mother Poems

    M-My life would be a mess without you.
    O-Of many sacrifices, I can remember you made and ever do.
    T-The selfless love and kindness is an abundant blessing.
    H-Heart of yours as beautiful as the view of a sun rising.

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    • Rating 4.27
  10. Interconnection Of Souls And Poetry

    Interconnection Acrostic Poem

    in Acrostic Poems

    Inspiration comes from all kinds of things
    Nature in bloom of her blossoming Spring
    The wondrous feeling of a first romance
    Excited yet scared of taking the chance

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    • Rating 4.26
  11. I Have Found The One

    Acrostic Poem About Finding The One

    in Falling in Love Poems

    I set forth the hand upon you

    Holding tight to all that's near
    Alerting my heart to tremors

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    • Rating 4.26
  12. Resurrection

    Resurrection Acrostic Poem

    in Easter Poems

    Ridiculed and mocked, nailed to a cross.
    Each of his followers mourning his loss.
    Set down from on high, placed in a cave.
    Unmovable stone in front of his grave.

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    • Rating 4.24
  13. My Father

    Father Acrostic Poem

    in Father Child Poems

    F is for Friendly; with him, fun times I share.
    A is for Amazing; his heart is full of compassion and care.
    T is for Truthful; his values have helped me stand tall.
    H is for Helpful; his generosity is valued by all.

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  14. Expression

    • By Kate Turnbull
    • Published: April 22, 2019
    Expression Acrostic Poem

    in Acrostic Poems

    Every now and then, when I feel, I write poetry.
    Xerotolerant, completely dry of the ability to explain the weight on my shoulders,
    Poetry is a language that understands all tongues,
    Reaching out with words that speak to others.

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    • Rating 4.17
  15. Humanity

    Acrostic Poem About Humanity

    in Compassion Poems

    Helping even when you're weary
    Understanding other's pain
    Managing to let hurt go
    And forgiving once again

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    • Rating 4.14
  16. God's Grace

    Grace Acrostic Poem

    in Religious Poems

    G-is for the Gift that God has given to us.
    R-is for the Righteousness he gave to guide us.
    A-is for the Almighty God we love to serve.
    C-is for the Cross he was on that set us free.

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    • Rating 4.12
  17. Mother

    • By RedRiverGirl
    • Published: April 22, 2019
    A Mother's Unconditional Love Acrostic Poem

    in Mother Poems

    My worries hang heavy on her boughs
    Our scars look the same, carved into her forgiving bark.
    This world only knows change, but her roots are unmoving.
    Her hurt is mine, and mine is written onto her heart.

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    • Rating 4.12
  18. Friends

    Friends Acrostic Poem

    in Life Long Friend Poems

    F- Friends are precious gifts
    R- Rare and hard to find
    I- Invisible when life is good
    E- Ever near when your sun doesn't shine

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    • Rating 4.06
  19. Sister

    Acrostic Sister Poem

    in Sister Poems

    Sister is a gem in the family
    Intelligent and kind to everyone
    Secure and provides our needs
    Teaches us to be good stewards

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  20. Our Soul

    Soul Acrostic Poem

    in Meaningful Poems

    S is the Spark that give us our glow.
    O is for Original, each and every one we know.
    U is for Unique; we never cease to amaze,
    L is the gift of Love to share for always.

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    • Rating 4.00
  21. Life Of A Poet

    Love Of Poetry Acrostic

    in Acrostic Poems

    pen and "P"aper
    poems and qu"O"tes
    writing's th"E" refuge
    tha"T" gives me hope

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    • Rating 4.00
  22. Happiness

    • By Pamela J. Langdon
    • Published: April 18, 2019
    Happiness Acrostic Poem

    in Acrostic Poems

    H is for the Humor you spread with your verse.
    A for your Amusing tales, all so diverse.
    P is for Pleasure; you always delight.
    P for your Passion to make the day bright.

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  23. Hope In A Dream

    • By Adalia Medina
    • Published: April 18, 2019
    Acrostic Poem About Achieving Your Dreams

    in Dream Poems

    Hold onto your dream while mindful of time.
    Optimism required, let your light shine.
    Persistence prevails, while some may cast doubt.
    Expectation desired is what it's about.

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  24. The Gift Of Poetry

    • By Nisha Ray
    • Published: April 15, 2019
    Gift Acrostic Poem

    in Acrostic Poems

    Grueling days when my brain works better than my body,
    I flip to an empty page with a pen in the other hand.
    Flowing thoughts reach the tips of my finger.
    This is what poetry is best known for, calming the troubled waters.

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  25. Glorious Spring

    • By Shayan Das
    • Published: April 22, 2019
    Spring Acrostic Poem

    in Spring Poems

    Sing the birds; the season has come.
    Prettiest look nature does hold.
    Rejoices the Earth, her color winsome.
    Idyllic her beauty, pretty as gold.

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    • Rating 3.88
  26. My Children Are My World

    Acrostic Poem For My Children

    in Children Poems

    M...y life is good.
    Y...es, I'm glad to be me.

    C...hildren running everywhere,

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    • Rating 3.86
  27. Nature Speaks

    • By Dionie B. Fernandez
    • Published: April 13, 2019
    Nature Acrostic Poem

    in Environment Poems

    Nature paints the waters blue and the mountains green,
    As the music of swaying trees and roaming beasts reign.
    Touching human hearts in breathtakingly amazing scenes.
    Under the blue sky, God's conditional love is evidently seen.

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    • Rating 3.76
  28. Love Stays Hopeful

    • By Katelynn A. Thacker
    • Published: April 15, 2019
    Hope Acrostic Poem During Tough Times

    in Hope Poems

    However many tough things we go through
    Or any regret we can't undo,
    Please know I will be here.
    Even far away, I will still be near.

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    • Rating 3.75
  29. We Wish Through Words

    • By Lena Gil
    • Published: April 11, 2019
    Hope Acrostic Poem About Poetry

    in Hope Poems

    H is for Having it as a relief after a bad day.
    O is for Order it keeps in you in life's way.
    P is the Price for it that the artists pay.
    E is the Emotions that has all their say.

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  30. And This Is Poetry

    Acrostic Poem About Being Real

    in Acrostic Poems

    Reveling in these feelings -
    Even the heartfelt ones,
    And I pick up my pencil and start to be me,
    Letting all that truth free.

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    • Rating 3.50
  31. Healing

    Healing Acrostic Poem

    in Hope Poems

    Having someone to help you is great,
    Especially when they're always there.
    A poem can be a good mate -
    Lift you up when you can't bear.

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